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't specified the spending cuts. and governor romney's numbers don't work out either. in you've got both implying that my plan is sufficient, when in fact neither is sufficient. and that's the problem. whmy they translate that into governance, if they just do exactly what they promised they're going do, we are in a real crisis. and lo term, our country's got serious and unresolved problems. >> the voter out there only has a choice, therefore, between two insufficient possibilities.d >> but they do know that governor romney will cut more and obama will tax more. that's a certain inference. >> on your point, i was surprised that when paul ryan se said what he did to joe biden tha you know, "we can work ygether." and when romney runs, romney has a new ad out saying he can work better with congress than obama has, that somebody didn't point out that this is an obstructionist republican majority in the house. >> i think that's because obama is in a trap. he has painted himself into a corner, which makes him vulnerable to the charge, which has been heard increasingly ofte that you don't know w
. and governor romney's numbers don't work out either. so you've got both implying that my plan is sufficient, when in fact neither thsufficient. and that's the problem. when they translate that into governance, if they just do exactly what they promised they're going do, we are in a real crisis. and long term, our country's got serious and unresolved problems. >> the voter out there only ha a choice, therefore, between two insufficient possibilities. >> but they do know that governor romney will cut more y and obama will tax more. that's a certain inference. >> on your point, i was surprised that when paul ryan said what he did to joe biden that, you know, "we can work together." and when romney runs, romney has a new ad out saying he can work better with congress than obama has, that somebody didn't point out that this is an obstructionist republican majority in the house. >> i think that's because obama is in a trap. he has painted himself into a corner, which makes him vulnerable to the charge, which has been heard increasingly often, that you don't know what obama's going to do in his se
, we ha kinde of an ironic moment in which governor romney was both confirming that he would not put new revenue on the table and saying that he was going to be bipartisan and get a olution.n. you can't sit down with th democrats and say, "i'm going to be bipartisan," and not offer anything. what the republicans have to offer is revenue. and what the democrats have to offer is spending cuts. and in that grand bargain which fell apart because neither could appease their own base d effectively, they had both cuts and revenue on the table. that's where we're going to have to go for a solution. my worry is the country doesn't tnow that's what's going to happen. >> kathleen, how would your experience differ if you had watched on nbc, fox, pbs, cnn? did it make a difference which network you were watching? >> yes, the networks that held much of the debate in split screen invited you to see the debate through the reaction of the cnodidate who wasn't speaking. >> and you think that's di significant?si >> i think it's significant because it minimizes the likelihood that you're hearing what's
. nd the first debate, we had of an ironic moment in wndch governor romney was both confirming that he would not put new revenue on the table and saying that he was going to be bipartisan a get a solution. you can't sit down with the democrats and say, "i'm going to be bipartisan," and not offer anything. g what the republicans have to offer is revenue. and what the democrats have to offer is spending cuts. anin that grand bargain which fell apart because neither could appease their own base effectively, they had both cuts and revenue on the table. that's where we're going to have to go for a solution.t my worry is the country doesn't know that's what's going to happen. >> kathleen, how would your experience differ if you had watched on nbc, fox, pbs, cnn? did it make a difference which network you were watching? >> yes, the networks that held much of the debate in split screen invited you to see the debate through the reaction of the candidate who wasn't speaking.re >> and you think that's significant? >> i think it's significant because it minimizes the likelihood that you're hearing
basically announced, he went through, he had a lot of om both thgovernor romney and president obama, and basically he said president obama was not somebody who has shown the bipartisan efforts that he hoped for, but in this particular occasion, for a particular reason, namely his awareness and concern for global warming, he said i'm going to support -- >> he gave his backing to president obama as opposed to romney. >> and that surprised a lot of people. >> are you disappointed? >> i'm not disappointed. he's grown up -- >> he's a personal friend of yours. >> yes. >> did you call him up and say what are you doing? >> no, i asked him what he did fothe office building for my people because of the flooding. >> i have to get into that with mort. >> i was fascinated by it, john. we want to pin mort down on this. >> it was amazing, i thought, that i don't know why he even had to get into it at this time. he had plenty on his hands.ow he wants more money from the federal government. >> and i wonder if he >>wasn't influenced by the superstorm. because the climate change. up until now -- >> th
was in minesota earlier in the week, where the romney campaign recently announced a new ad buy. it's a place both sides had earlier assumed would belong to the democrats. the obama camp countered with a new ad featuring the endorsement of former secretary of state colin powell, ran it there and in nine other states. >> i think we ought to keep on the track that we're on. >> i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >> woodruff: but the romney campaign also beganiring a spanish-language ad in florida tying obama to latin american dictators g go chavez and fidelv castro. >> we are america's women. >> woodruff: and american future fund, a super pac supporting romney is running ads targeting women in michigan and pennsylvania, states considered safely democratic. as you can see on the "newshour's" vote 2012 map center" there are seven states currently considered by the associated press to be true toss ups: nevada, colorado, iowa, ohio, virginia, florida and new hampshe. it shows each candidate's quickest potential path to 270 electoral votes. including one scenario gimpng president obama a path to
in years past, in this crucial battleground state for both presidential candidates. >> hello, ohio! >> god bless io. >> reporter: president oba and mitt romney's campaigns camped outally here. and each candidate has made multicity tours of the state just this week. winning ohio is critical for both. ecause of the electoral mass, it's much more so for romney. whose victory may well depend on the state's 18 electoral votes. david cohen is a professor of political skoins at the university of ago ron. >> nobepublican has ever taken the white house without taking the state of ohio. and only a couple timesca has a democrat done so. to clearly it anit important state. >> reporter: but also a complex one. the two driving forces of growth here play into the messages of both campaigns. mr. obama points to his administration's auto rescue for saving jobs. and romney emphasizes the need for domestic energy production as an economic engine for the area. >> we've had a lot of positive economic news over the last couple of months. and so the question is, is it too close to the election to really make an
, the devastating east coast storm forced both candidates off the stump today. they focused, instead, on disaster relief, with mitt romney in ohio collecting canned foods and bottled water, and the president making a quick afternoon visit to red cross headquarters in washington. >> the most important msage i have for them is that america is is with you. we are standing behind you, and we are going to do everything we can to help you get back on your feet. sa ifill: romney also spoke of the need to help storm victims.e >> i appreciate your generosity. it's part of the american spirit. the american way to give to people who are in need. and your generosity this morning touches my heart. >> ifill: the romney campaign announced he will resume campaigning tomorrow. the president will remain off the trail throughsu wednesday. dn spent most of today at the offering federal support to officials in the affected areas. among them, new jersey's republican governor chris christie, a romney supporter who nevertheless heaped praise on the president. >> i have to say thed administration, the president himself,
campaign trail today, vice presi lnt biden recused the romney campaign of perpetuating a quote, outrageous lie, in ads on the obama administration's auto industry bailout. the adthassert general motors asd chrysler are adding jobs in china at the expense of workers in ohio. both g.m. and chrysler have protested. but the romney campaign insi ts the facts in the ads arets accurate. syrian government forces stepped up widespread air assaults on opposition strongholds today, i-government activists said, after a holiday ceasefire fe apart. amateur video showed mig fighter jets strike near a mosque on the outskirts of damascus. so pounded the north, in towns ineluding dair al zour. two days of bombing have left at least 185 people dead. meanwhile, u.s. secretary ofns state hillary clinton called for a shakeup of the syrian opposition in its bid to oust president assad. she said it should include people who've been fighting on the front lines, not just activists who've lived outside of syria for decades. in china, a vernment think tank urged leadership to end the country's one-child policy. it re
romney canceled campaign events in the key m states of virginia and new hampshire. darrenersh tonight looks at the impact with election day one week away. >> reporter: both campaigns say they have stopped fundraising and campaigning in states in sandy's path. governor romney was still looking for votes today in ohio, iowa and wisconsin, but tis campaign says he will stay away from the key swing states of virginia and new hampshire to let emergency workers there focus on the storm. both candidates say this is a time for the nation to come together. >> i am noworried m this point about the impact on the election. i'm worried about the impact on families, and i'm worried about the impact on our first responders. i'm worried about the impact on our economy and on transportation. the election will take care of itself next week. >> i would like to ask you who are here today to think about mang a contribution to the red cross or another relief agency, to be of help if you possiblyng can in any way you can imagine to help those in harm's way. rter: not only has sandyno charted an expensive
that was both bipartisan and practical. it was based on republican governor mitt romney's plan in massachusetts: romneycare. they even brought in romney's expert. >> obama gets elected, and on his health advising team is a number of my friends who were now on the obama team saying, "look, we have an opportunity to do what we were unable to do under clinton and get this do." >> narrator: there was one problem: obama had campaigned against the heritage foundation's mandate. >> to his credit, he gets a lot of people, including myself, telling him, "look, you cannot make this work without the mandate." and he says, "okay, let's do the mandate." and his advisors say, "this might not be the right thing to do." and he says, "you know, this is what the experts are telling me needs to be done. let's make this happen."m: >> narrator: but he chose to let congress take the lead. soon the republicans and democrats began to squabble. >> he didn't carry a big stick. he wasn't like, lbj, of course, because headn't sort of come e through the ranks of the senate. but it didn't seem like he had any leverage or a
romney doesn't have an ideological bone in his body, as far as i can tell. >> and destiny. >> what unites both of these characters is this sense that there was a place that they were going, a destiny that they had. >> tonight ofrontline, "the choice 2012." >> frontlinis made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. and by the corporation for public broadcasting. major funding is provided by the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation, committed to building a more just, verdant and peaceful world. additional funding is provided by the park foundation, dedicated to heightening public awareness of ctical issues. and by the frontline journalism fund.is >> in massachusetts, in a political fight that ted kennedy probably never imagined... >> kennedy's seventh campaign has become a desperate struggle for survival... >> this year he in his toughest race ever against a political newcomer... >> it's youth versus age, the senate's leading liberal against a wildly successful venture capitalist. >> we get a call from the boston police. and they s
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